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Those Of You Who Weigh 300 Pounds Or More, How Often Do You Get Fat-shamed?

Those Of You Who Weigh 300 Pounds Or More, How Often Do You Get Fat-shamed?

Fat-shaming is very damaging and its perpetrators tend to be sadistic. What we need to know is who does it and why they do it. In motives we can discern actions, your story can help put an end to it. Be brave.

A MyObesityTeam Member said:

I don't really get fat shamed I get weird looks sometimes but guess I'm pretty lucky in that respect I had two young teenage girls laughing and giggling more than likely about how fat I am quite a few years ago though but other than that no never.

posted 5 days ago
A MyObesityTeam Member said:

No you look like you are in your 40's.

posted 4 days ago
A MyObesityTeam Member said:

So do I look 60? This is an older photo. Hair in a bun. No make up on...

posted 4 days ago
A MyObesityTeam Member said:

I used to be 330 pounds. As a nurse..I was never fat shamed be ause I was good at my job and my patients liked me. Once this 20something quadriplegic guy asked me how much I weighed..I politely told him to mind his business and that you never ask a woman that unless you are ready for some attitude which would include being fed last and get meds last . He shut his pie hole after that. I told him that its rude to comment or ask questions like that. Other than that, nope. Even at 330 I never used motorized shopping carts. Even now I rarely use one because its hard to find one at Walmart most of the time. So people see me using my walker and following my son who pushes the shopping cart.
I suppose people wonder what happened to me because my walker is the plain old fashioned kind and I have brown hair and look about 45. my hair hasnt grayed yet and I do not have a lot of wrinkles yet. People always ask if I need help and they will go out of their way to open doors for me. So I never really been fat shamed. If I do, its not where I could hear it. Its just wrong to talk shit about us bigger people. Some were never taught manners growing up. Thats me..a fattie, but I have a heart bigger than my belly.

posted 4 days ago
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